Lecturer in Molecular Medicine & Pathology

Updated: 10 days ago
Location: Bedford Park, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Fixed-term, part-time (0.3 FTE), available until 28 February 2022
Compensation Grade:
Academic Level B (Teaching Specialist)
Salary Range:
$98,062 - $116,046 pa pro-rata
Reporting to:
Associate Professor
This Teaching Specialist (Academic) position, with its primary focus on teaching and teaching-related activities, has an important role to play in the University’s achievement of its strategic plan, Making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda.
The University is committed to a student-centred ethos and to developing creative, enterprising, career-ready graduates prepared to become lifelong contributors to society. In accordance with the strategic plan, the University seeks to:
• deliver a richly interactive and personalised approach to learning focussed on student success;
• be an international leader in educational innovation, advanced learning technologies and learning analytics; and
• develop enterprising graduates equipped with the skills required for success in the knowledge economy.
The Lecturer in Molecular Medicine & Pathology will contribute to excellence in teaching and learning across the suite of Molecular Medicine & Pathology topics in the College of Medicine and Public Health. The Lecturer in Molecular Medicine & Pathology will be responsible for making an independent contribution to teaching and the scholarship of teaching using innovations in teaching practices and technologies to deliver excellence in teaching.

Key Position Responsibilities

This position is predominantly concerned with teaching and teaching-related duties involving the creation, delivery and continuous quality improvement of university-level education. It includes (but is not limited to): direct teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience; curriculum design and review; delivery innovation; advancements in education technologies; and making an independent contribution to maintaining internal and external compliance and accreditation of courses. The position is also expected to make an independent contribution to high-quality university, professional and community service. The position does not include making a research contribution.

Teaching:

  • Create, coordinate and conduct inspiring teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience, with a focus on Molecular Medicine & Pathology topics, across all levels and modes of the College.

  • Contribute to the planning and evaluation of these topics, undertaking the role of Topic Coordinator as required.

  • Make an independent contribution to the review, renewal, development and design of curricula and courses that are attractive to existing and new cohorts of students and that nurture creativity and critical- thinking skills.

  • Provide support, academic counselling and professional advice to students concerning their studies, professional development and career opportunities.

  • Make effective use of innovations and technologies in teaching practice.

University, Professional and Service:

  • Participate in the College’s administrative activities such as membership of committees and working groups and attendance at College meetings.

  • Maintain professional knowledge relevant to teaching within their discipline through scholarship and professional development.

  • Engage in activities within a relevant external professional domain such as professional associations, conferences and workshops, and within a wider community context at local, national or international level.

  • Provide high quality contribution to community service on behalf of the College and University.

  • Undertake activities that promote the development of productive partnerships to provide opportunities for students and promote graduate employability.

  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and / or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

  • Completion of a PhD or EdD or equivalent qualification is required in the broad fields of Molecular Medicine or Pathology.

  • Hold and maintain a current membership with a relevant professional body.

  • Sustained excellence in teaching performance at a tertiary level.

  • Evidence of an independent and innovative contribution to the development, delivery and evaluation of innovative teaching and learning strategies, including student assessment.

  • Evidence of peer review of teaching commitment to professional development in teaching.

  • Demonstrated understanding of curriculum reviews and internal and external accreditation activities.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the nexus between teaching and learning, research and scholarship.

  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, students and industry.

  • Evidence of upholding the values and ethos of the University.

  • Experience in coordinating and/or leading the activities of other staff (desirable).

For application enquiries please contact: A/Prof Sonja Klebe

Please note: Pursuant to Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed.  It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University.



Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59pm:

04 May 2021



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Fixed-term, part-time (0.3 FTE), available until 28 February 2022
Compensation Grade:
Academic Level B (Teaching Specialist)
Salary Range:
$98,062 - $116,046 pa pro-rata
Reporting to:
Associate Professor
This Teaching Specialist (Academic) position, with its primary focus on teaching and teaching-related activities, has an important role to play in the University’s achievement of its strategic plan, Making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda.
The University is committed to a student-centred ethos and to developing creative, enterprising, career-ready graduates prepared to become lifelong contributors to society. In accordance with the strategic plan, the University seeks to:
• deliver a richly interactive and personalised approach to learning focussed on student success;
• be an international leader in educational innovation, advanced learning technologies and learning analytics; and
• develop enterprising graduates equipped with the skills required for success in the knowledge economy.
The Lecturer in Molecular Medicine & Pathology will contribute to excellence in teaching and learning across the suite of Molecular Medicine & Pathology topics in the College of Medicine and Public Health. The Lecturer in Molecular Medicine & Pathology will be responsible for making an independent contribution to teaching and the scholarship of teaching using innovations in teaching practices and technologies to deliver excellence in teaching.

Key Position Responsibilities

This position is predominantly concerned with teaching and teaching-related duties involving the creation, delivery and continuous quality improvement of university-level education. It includes (but is not limited to): direct teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience; curriculum design and review; delivery innovation; advancements in education technologies; and making an independent contribution to maintaining internal and external compliance and accreditation of courses. The position is also expected to make an independent contribution to high-quality university, professional and community service. The position does not include making a research contribution.

Teaching:

  • Create, coordinate and conduct inspiring teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience, with a focus on Molecular Medicine & Pathology topics, across all levels and modes of the College.

  • Contribute to the planning and evaluation of these topics, undertaking the role of Topic Coordinator as required.

  • Make an independent contribution to the review, renewal, development and design of curricula and courses that are attractive to existing and new cohorts of students and that nurture creativity and critical- thinking skills.

  • Provide support, academic counselling and professional advice to students concerning their studies, professional development and career opportunities.

  • Make effective use of innovations and technologies in teaching practice.

University, Professional and Service:

  • Participate in the College’s administrative activities such as membership of committees and working groups and attendance at College meetings.

  • Maintain professional knowledge relevant to teaching within their discipline through scholarship and professional development.

  • Engage in activities within a relevant external professional domain such as professional associations, conferences and workshops, and within a wider community context at local, national or international level.

  • Provide high quality contribution to community service on behalf of the College and University.

  • Undertake activities that promote the development of productive partnerships to provide opportunities for students and promote graduate employability.

  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and / or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

  • Completion of a PhD or EdD or equivalent qualification is required in the broad fields of Molecular Medicine or Pathology.

  • Hold and maintain a current membership with a relevant professional body.

  • Sustained excellence in teaching performance at a tertiary level.

  • Evidence of an independent and innovative contribution to the development, delivery and evaluation of innovative teaching and learning strategies, including student assessment.

  • Evidence of peer review of teaching commitment to professional development in teaching.

  • Demonstrated understanding of curriculum reviews and internal and external accreditation activities.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the nexus between teaching and learning, research and scholarship.

  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, students and industry.

  • Evidence of upholding the values and ethos of the University.

  • Experience in coordinating and/or leading the activities of other staff (desirable).

For application enquiries please contact: A/Prof Sonja Klebe

Please note: Pursuant to Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed.  It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University.



Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59pm:

04 May 2021
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